M013 "Soave sia il vento" (Così fan tutte) - Mozart, W.A. (PDF DOWNLOAD)


"Soave sia il vento" (Gentle be the breeze) is sung by Fiordiligi, Dorabella and Don Alfonso in Act I of the opera, as the two lovers depart to war and are sent on their way. The rippling semiquaver accompaniment is passed seamlessly between the flutes, giving everyone a chance to enjoy the expressive trio melody.

Grading: 6 to 8

Duration:  2'03

Composer: Mozart, W.A.

Arranger: Walker, E.

Instrumentation: Flute Ensemble: 4 Fls, Afl, Bfl.

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